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textThere is no alternative to ceasefire negotiations / The rebel within us by Stephen Brues and Roland Rottenfusser
There is no alternative to negotiations on ceasefires and ceasefires, is there? That is where all the power should be concentrated. If that succeeds, the bombing will also stop....
Posted: Mon, Jun 27, 2022 7:17am PDT
imageToronto World Mining Conference: Indigenous Murdered while Corporations Lure Natives
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by Brenda Norrell
While Indigenous are being assassinated around the world for defending their homelands from mining, the world's largest mining conference was held in Toronto. Outside the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, Indigenous protested the loss of lives, land and clean rivers. Inside the world mining conference, four Native people spoke who are now on the boards of notorious mining companies....
Posted: Sun, Jun 26, 2022 7:42am PDT
image4,000 S. Africa NUMSA Implats Platinum Workers Strike: NUMSA's Phakamile Majola Reports
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by Labor Video Project
4.000 South African NUMSA Implats contract platinum workers have gone on strike against slave labor conditions. These workers are paid much less than regular workers at the company for doing the same work. Contract workers are being used by companies to destroy their benefits and working conditions....
Posted: Mon, Jun 20, 2022 7:13pm PDT
textThe red giant's plastic problem by Theresa Crysmann
A tattered Coca-Cola flag flutters on the beach of Ixia on Rhodes: every year, the beverage company produces more than 100 billion single-use plastic bottles. Many of them end up in the sea...In a few years, there is likely to be more plastic swimming in the oceans than fish. Coca-Cola lids and bottles wash up particularly frequently on beaches around the world...
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2022 8:19am PDT
textBring meaningful change to Iraq for PTSD Awareness Month by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is caused by highly stressful, frightening or distressing events. Someone with PTSD often relives the traumatic event through nightmares and flashbacks, and may experience feelings of isolation, irritability and guilt....
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2022 12:16am PDT
imageEastern Monarch Butterfly Population Up Slightly, Still Below Extinction Threshold
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, May 24, 2022 — The yearly count released today of monarch butterflies that overwintered in Mexico continues to show imperilment for the migratory butterfly. This year’s count of 2.84 hectares (7 acres) of occupied winter habitat is up slightly from last year but still below the 6 hectare threshold scientists say is necessary for the iconic pollinator to be out of the extinction danger zone in North America....
Posted: Wed, May 25, 2022 8:04am PDT
imageNavajo Grandmother Honored with International Uranium Film Fest Award
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by Brenda Norrell
Dine' grandmother Elsie Begay, 83, of Monument Valley was honored with the Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Uranium Film Festival. Begay received her award in Dine' and English languages yesterday. Indigenous People around the world have been targeted with uranium mining, nuclear dumping, and atomic bomb testing. Radioactive tailings left behind by reckless corporations are strewn on the Navajo Nation and around the world. The award presentation and speakers video is...
Posted: Tue, May 24, 2022 1:49pm PDT
textThe "West" and its war aims in Ukraine by editors of Sozialismus.de
The Western-oriented countries want to help Ukraine, but not all of them have the same goal in mind. Whereas shortly after the invasion the focus was on defense, since Ramstein the U.S. has been talking about Kiev's need to win the war. This shift in emphasis raises a number of consequential questions for military and civilian assistance & the duration of sanctions....
Posted: Tue, May 24, 2022 7:20am PDT
imageItalian Workers Strike Against NATO Imperialist War In Ukraine-Report By Si Cobas
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by Labor Video Project
On Friday May 20, 2022, Italian workers from the union Si Cobas and other unions went on strike to oppose the NATO continuing to ship weapons to Ukraine. Roberto Luzzi a representative of Si Cobas talks about the reasons for their strike action against war....
Posted: Sat, May 21, 2022 9:09am PDT
imageRole Of The AFL-CIO Supporting The Histadrut & Its Support For Apartheid
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by Carol Lang
The Israeli corporatist Zionist trade union federation Histadrut has played an important role in supporting the apartheid system in Israel. The AFL-CIO leadership with the CIA has collaborated internationally to support US imperialism....
Posted: Wed, May 18, 2022 9:34pm PDT
image2022 World Trade Month - Expanding California African Global Trade
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Since 1938, the United States has recognized May as World Trade Month and used it as an opportunity to celebrate the importance of international trade to the U.S. economy. 2022 Africa Unity Week is helping organize and promote The World Conference of Mayors and Black Towns and Historic Settlements Alliance in California as we build global unity. Together, we must build greater awareness and highlight the role of international business and trade in our communities....
Posted: Sun, May 8, 2022 5:19pm PDT
textThe war in Ukraine and the consequences for the world economy by Miriam Frauenlob
The Corona pandemic already shows that a rethink of trade policy is needed and that the neoliberal form of globalization is not fit for the future. Large-scale investments in renewable energies, a sustainable raw materials strategy and a fair design of trade agreements would be advances that benefit everyone....
Posted: Fri, May 6, 2022 7:29am PDT
image- Not Everything Is Dead -
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by Revolutionnaires
Text about the situation in France with the election and the first May....
Posted: Thu, May 5, 2022 4:11pm PDT
calendarWorld Workers Rising
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by Suds, Snacks and Socialism Forum Committee
online...
Event Date: Sat, May 7, 2022 2:30pm PDT
Posted: Wed, May 4, 2022 5:14pm PDT
textOnline events with John Bellamy Foster, Jodi Dean, Margaret Kimberley, David Wengrow, etc. by Toward increased Networking
Here are about a dozen online events taking place over the next 2 weeks (and starting at 3 pm today, May 4th), featuring people such as John Bellamy Foster, Marcello Musto, Jodi Dean, Jeremy Lent, Margaret Kimberley, David Wengrow, and many others. These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in i...
Posted: Wed, May 4, 2022 2:09pm PDT
textUkraine's decoupling was foolish and dangerous by Noam Chomsky and Oscar Lafontaine
Promote peace, don't fuel conflict. There are only two ways to end a war. Either with a negotiated settlement. Or with the annihilation of one side or the other. That's how wars end, unfortunately, when there is no negotiated settlement. Anyone with a modicum of reason, let alone humanity, must therefore understand that there must be a diplomatic solution....
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2022 6:01am PDT
calendar2022 International May Day Online Rally by WSWS and the 4th International
This will be an online celebration. Time of the event is given in US Pacific Time....
Event Date: Sun, May 1, 2022 12:00pm PDT
Posted: Thu, Apr 28, 2022 2:49pm PDT
imageGlobal Statement of the Anarcho-Pacifist Food Not Bombs Movement on the Crisis in Ukraine
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by Food Not Bombs
When those in power wage wars, it’s the disempowered masses who suffer. Neither the political, nor the economical, nor the religious, nor the media elite benefitting from military conflicts die in wars, it’s ordinary people who pay the full price....
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2022 2:40pm PDT
textWas the policy of detente a political mistake? by editors of Sozialismus.de and R. Lapuente
Under attack is a policy for which today, as in past decades, the top priority is to contain the European war before the threshold for the use of nuclear weapons is crossed... In the age of nuclear weapons, war can no longer be a means of politics....
Posted: Sun, Apr 24, 2022 1:11pm PDT
imageNormalizing Nuclear War and Predicting Global Food Shortages
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by Keith McHenry
(Photo of my grandfather and me on Easter Sunday at my parent’s home in Yorktown, Virginia 1959)...
Posted: Tue, Apr 19, 2022 9:13am PDT